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Today in Black America - March 29

POSTED: March 29, 2016, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Football great Emlen Tunnell, the first Black player inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame was born on this date in 1925 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

The New York Times


Donald Trump’s Success Upends Battle for Control of Congress

Hillary Clinton Attacks G.O.P. for Not Acting on Obama’s Supreme Court Pick

Tired of Being Defined by Others, G.O.P. Women Speak for Themselves

With the New York Presidential Primary, the Circus Is Coming Home

Donald Trump Hires Paul Manafort to Lead Delegate Effort

Wisconsin Radio Host’s Combative Interview Surprises Donald Trump

Police at U.S. Capitol Shoot Man With Gun at Screening Point


A 16-Year-Old Boy Killed, and an East Harlem Neighborhood’s Grief

In Trial of Rikers Officers, Focus Turns to Cover-Up of an Inmate’s Beating

Sean Combs to Open Charter School in Harlem

The Christian Science Monitor

California's $15 minimum wage sets stage for grand experiment

Why Chicago pick for police chief is lauded – and criticized

The flaw in Democrats' Supreme Court plan (+video)

In South Africa, university protesters fight apartheid's echoes

The Star-Ledger

Author Harper Lee described Trump casino as her idea of Hell

N.J. 'Nazi dad' called extreme flight risk, denied bail reduction

Justice Department to release deal to reform Newark PD this week, sources say

Hudson population grew faster in 2015 than any other N.J. county

Is another Port Authority bridge and tunnel toll hike on the way?

At least 180K join GOP as Pa. primary nears

Taxi, Uber Black drivers threaten to boycott Democratic National Convention

Phila. City Council committee wants to tackle youth gun violence

Teens and gangs: danger ahead

Undercover operative in sting case denies racial targeting

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

City Council green lights $100 million project near Cleveland Clinic

Ohio approves tax breaks for 5 projects, with 670 jobs: See the list

Highway Patrol donates 50 radios to Cleveland State University police ahead of RNC

Tamir Rice's mother to appear in Beyonce music video, report says

Women's leadership symposium April 13 at Cleveland State

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit to allow access to complaints against cops

Sen. Virgil Smith goes directly to jail, collects $71K

Michigan voters would OK legal pot, poll says

Students aim to boost recycling amid Flint water crisis

The Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Sen. Kirk to meet Obama Supreme Court nominee Garland today

Humble and quiet, Eddie Johnson takes over as Chicago's interim top cop

Editorial: A life and death matter: How top cops win, or lose, Chicago

Chicago Teachers Union sets plans for Friday walkout

Preckwinkle: Anti-Duckworth protesters were 'paid to do what they're doing'

The Washington Post

Cruz calls Georgia governor’s veto of religious freedom bill ‘very disappointing’

Obama calls for more facts, fewer insults in speech to journalists

The Daily Trail: Why Donald Trump's delegate math is even better than it looks

Senate Democrats propose April hearings, May votes on Garland confirmation

How #BernieMadeMeWhite became a rallying cry on Twitter

Harvard Medical School professor says ‘Miracles from Heaven’ and other remarkable cures could be real

Calif. governor announces plan to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022

Liberal groups sue North Carolina over transgender bathroom law

The feds have resumed a controversial program that lets cops take stuff and keep it

Alleged Capitol gunman charged in shooting incident

Md. Senate to finalize Hogan’s budget; compromise reached on private school scholarships

Vote delayed on Hogan nominee accused of feeding information to governor’s staff

A bittersweet farewell to the Obamas at their last White House Easter egg roll

The Los Angeles Times

California voters still undecided on U.S. Senate pick as race is eclipsed by presidential showdown

With strong new job approval numbers, Jerry Brown chalks up success to 'skills' of governing

Report finds flaws in L.A. County's system for defending children accused of crimes

California proposal for state-run retirement plan for private-sector workers moves forward

What's ahead for bullet train funding? Hearing outlines the many risks

USA Today

Voters in old GOP establishment bastion have no taste for 'Stop Trump'

Mississippi woman to plead guilty in Islamic State case

Upcoming African-American museum sets record straight on Cosby

Foreign leaders to Obama: 'What is happening to America'

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